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Re: Newb to Linux and an 8600

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  • Ryan
    The temporary fix to this is to unload: % . unload Then reload the driver % . load For some reason there is an issue with the firmware and the driver
    Message 1 of 13 , Apr 3, 2005
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      The temporary fix to this is to unload:
      % . unload
      Then reload the driver
      % . load

      For some reason there is an issue with the firmware and the driver
      communicating.
      Hope this helps someone else.
      Cheers,
      Ryan


      --- In linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com, "Ryan"
      <celticryannorman@y...> wrote:
      >
      > well...
      > now when I restart linux, my wireless card is not detected. I
      > actually sent that last message from a wireless connection, so what
      > is going on? When linux(FC3) is booting an error comes up saying
      > the hardware associated with ipw2200 is not detected, delaying
      > something...
      >
      > Anyone know what I am doing wrong? Why did it work and now it
      > doesn't? Do I need to do something during boot up so that it
      > detects?
      > Thanks,
      > Ryann
      >
      > --- In linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com, "Ryan"
      > <celticryannorman@y...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Sending this message from at home over the wireless connection!
      > > Thanks a ton for the help!
      > > Cheers,
      > > Ryan
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com, ken <gebser@s...> wrote:
      > > > Ryan wrote:
      > > >
      > > > >Ok after all the wierd problems I had, I reinstalled FC3 and
      > have am
      > > > >still trying to get the wireless set up. First i put the
      > firmware
      > > > >files into the file /lib/firmware
      > > > >I then went to the folder with the driver and ran make. It
      > spit this
      > > > >at me:



      > > > >
      > > > >/bin/sh: cc: command not found
      > > > >make -C /lib/modules/2.6.9-1.667/build
      > > > >SUBDIRS=/root/Desktop/ipw2200-1.0.0
      > > > >MODVERDIR=/root/Desktop/ipw2200-1.0.0 modules
      > > > >/lib/modules/2.6.9-1.667/build/scripts/gcc-version.sh: line 11:
      > gcc:
      > > > >command not found
      > > > >/lib/modules/2.6.9-1.667/build/scripts/gcc-version.sh: line 12:
      > gcc:
      > > > >command not found
      > > > >make[1]: Entering directory `/lib/modules/2.6.9-1.667/build'
      > > > > CC [M] /root/Desktop/ipw2200-1.0.0/ipw2200.o
      > > > >/bin/sh: gcc: command not found
      > > > >make[2]: *** [/root/Desktop/ipw2200-1.0.0/ipw2200.o] Error 127
      > > > >make[1]: *** [_module_/root/Desktop/ipw2200-1.0.0] Error 2
      > > > >make[1]: Leaving directory `/lib/modules/2.6.9-1.667/build'
      > > > >make: *** [modules] Error 2
      > > > >
      > > > >I have no idea what it means and the error tells even me
      > something
      > > > >didn't work. Is something not installed that I need? Thanks
      > for the
      > > > >help, I really need it and appreciate it.
      > > > >Cheers,
      > > > >Ryan
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >[....]
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > > You need to install gcc. So go to redhat's site, find it,
      > download and
      > > > install it. Then try again.
      > > >
      > > > hth,
      > > > ken
      > > >
      > > > --
      > > > A lot of us are working harder than we want, at things we don't
      > like to
      > > > do. Why? ...In order to afford the sort of existence we don't
      > care
      > > to live.
      > > > -- Bradford Angier
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